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some mystery. this is dan brown, after all. using the #danbrowntoday, tweet us your guess. you can also do this on facebook, by the way. logon to today.com for details. as these messages come in, we'll put the image outside on our plaza. it will begin to appear, kind of like puzzle pieces. by the time the appointed time arrives, we will be able to reveal the title of his new book in full on that monitor you see right there. again, the hash tag to use #danbrowntoday. go over that one more time for me. >> i know, a little complicated. fine print. >>> lance armstrong's confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. anne thompson has the story. good morning, anne. >> good morning, matt. the decision was made on his own, motivated by many things, the need he felt to address the doping allegations, the concern for his foundation and his desire to compete. lance armstrong's apology tour started at live strong headquarters, the cancer foundation built on his stunning seven tour de france wins, symbolized by yellow wrist bands worn around the world, then image tai
ogborn and dan henning hello, guys. >> hey, hey, hey. >> happy tuesday. >> bill: phil backert has the phones and cyprian bowlding always keeping us looking good. >> there is no truth to the rumor that clarence thomas' first words in seven years was when elaina kagan started shouting, he just started shouting baba baba booey. >> bill: talking about what qualified someone to appear before the supreme court. apparently he was trying to make a joke. >> he woke up. >> bill: he woke up and said that's not -- then everybody started laughing. >> that's right. >> bill: like the sphinx spoke. [ laughter ] >> bill: it was not a complete sentence. it was not even a thought. >> so he spoke but he didn't say a whole lot. >> bill: exactly. by the way, jon stewart spoke last night. this back and forth between jon stewart and paul krugman over the trillion dollar coin. paul krugman actually surprised us after coming out in support of the idea of minting the trillion dollar coin. jon stewart slammed him for it and said it was a dumb thing for a nobel prize winning economist to do. and then paul kru
, washington analyst dan nicole petallides from the floor of the new york stock exchange. to the big story from the get go, the president's power grab on guns. white house reported reconsidering 19 executive patches for the president to impose unilaterally by -- bypassing congress to take action on guns. these possible actions include universal background checks, banning high-capacity magazine clips and an assault weapons ban. that is that the federal level. look at the state level. new york already moving swiftly on guns. this hour the new york house debating and expected pass a bill being called the toughest gun-control law, calls for stricter assault weapons ban, tougher background checks and restrictions on sales of guns and ammo. all of this appears to have the approval of a small majority of voters, new washington post-abc news poll shows 52% more likely to back some kind of gun control after the shootings in newtown, connecticut. the judge will join us with his take on executive action, power grab maybe by the president. back to the market, apple is well below $500 per share, where is it
with former church officials, and some of its famous members were also interviewed. here's abc's dan harris. >> you see things the way they are. >> reporter: from celebrity members like tom cruise, to the legions of unknown uniformed worker bees behind the scenes, the book "going clear" is a sweeping look at scientology. >> life after death is life after death. >> reporter: the book traces the faith of its founding ron l. hubbard to its current leader, david miscavige. >> i've never met a more competent, a more intelligent, a more tolerant and compassionate being. we are lucky it have you and thank you very much. >> reporter: but some have accused >> reporter: but some have and miscavige of being physically abusive. debbie cook once ran the flag base in clear water, florida. >> i witnessed mr. miscavige physically punching. >> reporter: as part of a now settled court battle with the church, she testified she saw miscavige punch a fellow scientology executive and that while he never hit her, he did order his secretary to do so. you're in a room with her and he tells his secretary to slap you
that someone who can set twitter on fire. dagen: dan henn injured says they need to get into the 21st century. they need someone to deflect any negative attention. >> that is exactly right. they need their own jay carney. they need a spokesman. a tea party spokesman for the republican party. the president has been doing this across the last 80 years or so. you go down the list for people who are white house secretaries and you, with names like tony snow, anyone who pays to politics recognizes the names immediately. they spoke for the president. the only two names that come up in the senate are senator mitch mcconnell and john boehner. they are the leaders and they are trying to do too much by being both the leader and the spokesman for the party. connell: you want someone who is not an elected official. dagen: ironically enough in williamsburg. connell: you know a lot of people inside the party and i would say you have some influence of writing in the journal's editorial page at least what people are thinking about. is this something that they are considering? >> i think it is something that
violence. compared to 61% who think it will continue. next call is dan in ohio on our democrats' line. dan, we are talking about some of the mental health aspects, what are your thoughts? carl carl all these people -- caller: all these people who are paranoid to think the government is going to take their guns, they probably use a psychological evaluation. if the government wants to take your guns and your assault weapon isn't going to stop them from doing that. a second opinion is, i hear everyone talk about regulating and background checks on handguns, but what about background checks on ammunition and that would cut back criminals. host: i appreciate your time. mental health issue must be handled very carefully. a counselor and nurse should be on every public school site, not guns. and joseph asked, should ptsd prevent owning a firearm. rick on our republican line. what are your thoughts? caller: i appreciate you taking my call. i am a republican, i'm a gun owner, former n.r.a. member and i'm also treated for depression. host: why a former n.r.a. member? caller: the day after the presid
, the novelist dan brown, relief is on the way. the da vinci code's author's latest release, simply entitled "inferno" is set to hit book shelves on may 14th. the novel will feature the return of renowned harvard symbologist robert lang dodone,t in italy. >>> a top european court ruled a british woman suffered religious discrimination when british airways told her not to wear a cross over her uniform at work. nadia awada was sent home, then offered another position when she refused to hide her cross. she says it all came down to fairness. >> because why should i be made to feel ashamed for wearing my cross, being told off for exercising what i thought was a civil liberty of manifesting my faith, my faith, by wearing the christian cross and other colleagues around me expressing their faith with wearing hijabs, why so me? >> we should note the court's ruling is not legally binding in britain. but the country is legally obligated to take it into account, they say. >>> president's inauguration starts in five days. along with security and staff, do you know who else is preparing? cell phone provi
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